The cabbage family, covering cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, Chinese leaves, spinach but also including kohl rabi, turnips and swedes, among many others.
A variety of green chilli which is almost flower-shaped.
A name for a butcher shop in ancient Rome, although kreas is the Greek for meat.
A salty fermented spiced anchovy sauce of ancient Rome. The streets of Pompeii were said to be imbued with the overpowering smell of garum, where it was made in quantities and on which much of the wealth of the city was based. Not much different from the fish sauces of the Far East.